UPDATE: Lafayette Fire investigators say an improperly discarded cigarette caused the fire, which began on the exterior of one of the apartment units and spread to the attic.

The accidental fire affected the utility services of six units.


Lafayette firefighters are working a house fire in the 600 block of Lafayette Street.

The call went in to the fire department around 11:00 a.m. and when they arrived, heavy smoke was coming from the side of the home. The fire has been put out.

No injuries have been reported as investigators work to determine the cause of the blaze.

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